Radio & Television

Starlight, Sun News, others to learn fate as CRTC to announce 9(1)(h) decisions today

GATINEAU – For many companies there is much riding on what the CRTC has to say at 11 a.m. this morning. The Commission will make public its decisions on a wide range of license application requests and renewals Thursday morning, but a few will get far more notice than most. For example, if Sun News does not get its must-carry (and must-pay) status, will owner Quebecor Media really follow through on its threat to close up shop? Did all-Canadian movie channel gambit Starlight pull the right heartstrings with the panel of commissioners to be granted an all-Canadian must-carry movie channel...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.